George was born in Athens in 1978. He graduated with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering in 2002 and worked as a construction project manager until 2012.
For the past 10 years, he has developed an in-depth knowledge and appreciation for the cultivation and production of high quality olive oil, after undertaking a number of accredited training programs in Italy and Greece.
His understanding of the olive fruit and talent in sensory analysis has driven him to consistently produce EVOOs that have achieved top positions in most international olive oil competitions for his company Hellenic Fields.
In 2019 he began his journey of becoming a certified taster, which he completed by achieving the ONAOO Professional Taster Qualification in 2022. Currently he is honing his skills and knowledge even further by participating in tasting panels, as well as expanding his company’s portfolio of EVOOs with new varieties and blends.
OLIVE OIL CULTURE
In recent times, organizations that deal with olive oil tasting training have multiplied. It follows that more and more people graduate as tasters.
On one hand, ONAOO is pleased to have been the initiator of a phenomenon that interests because it creates an “olive culture” that is perceived as a necessity for market and consumers.
Considering our experience, we can say that follow the whole ONAOO path is a distinctive hallmark as well as be enrolled in the INTERNATIONAL REGISTER OF ONAOO PROFESSIONAL TASTERS
This entry opens the door to all the opportunity that the oil world offers to the professional taster and is a real value, not only added, but fundamental, for the definition of an effective and convincing operating profile.